Engineering and Innovation
Designed for Christian students who are interested in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) careers, Engineering and Product Development helps build an understanding of the product life cycle. From the initial idea to drafting requirements to using 3-D modeling and other design tools, students in grades 11 and 12 spend the semester-long course analyzing the life cycle of a product to prepare it for distribution to target markets.
Small Business and Entrepreneurship
This course provides an overview on operating a business from start to finish. It examines the skills needed to effectively organize, develop, create, and manage a small business, while exposing students to the challenges, problems, and issues faced by entrepreneurs.
Understand and evaluate the traits needed to become an entrepreneur.
Identify the ways in which legal rules and regulations and business ethics affect small businesses. Understand and know how to apply economic concepts to business decisions. Understand the record-keeping process needed to make sound business decisions. Analyze markets and identify target markets. Develop a small business management plan. Develop a business plan.
Art & Media
Students have the opportunity to experience an Intro to Fashion & Intro to Cosmetology Course at FHA. They learn what is currently trending, how to explore and seek inspiration in the fashion world, and learn about various careers in the industry. Our students are familiar with the numerous career paths available to people skilled in the merchandising and marketing of fashion, and fashion-related products and services. Students are made aware of opportunities in the window display, exhibition design, retailing, wholesaling, product development, and advertising.
Using fashion CAD software, students learn pattern making and assemble their designs into a collection. They have the opportunity to speak to fashion insiders, have guided store visits to designer boutiques, and put together outfits for a fashion show. Along with Fashion, students learn basic concepts to skincare, hair, and makeup. They are taught hair and makeup techniques from local cosmetologists.
Students will move through several musical building blocks. Each unit will give the student instruction on chords & rhythms and a single-note melody. Musical presentations will be scheduled to assist the student in working toward a level of competence.
This class will also incorporate Acoustic Guitar in Worship. Upper-level students will be able to participate in the weekly chapel worship experience.
This class is offered to students who want to sing for enjoyment while continuing to develop their musical knowledge and vocal skills. Emphasis is placed on music skills, diction, intonation, and vocal technique. In addition, attention is given to all the areas that are essential to membership in a music performance group: attendance, contribution to the ensemble, a willingness to adapt oneself to the group needs, and a desire for excellence. Choir members are required to perform in the winter and spring concerts as determined by the director.
This class will also incorporate Vocals in Worship. Upper-level students will be able to participate in the weekly chapel worship experience
Bible is a Christ-centered curriculum with a developmental, in-depth study of the Old and New Testaments. This Bible curriculum covers a variety of biblical material to assist in the development of practical Christian living. The Bible curriculum provides seven major themes: Theology, Attributes of God, Biblical literature, Biblical geography, Christian growth, Christian evidence, and a special emphasis for each grade level.
Dance is both something to do physically and a body of knowledge that affects and is affected by the larger world. Through dancing/ performing, creating, and responding to dance intellectually, we will journey through dance in its many forms. As we do this we will be learning about the capabilities of our bodies, learning warm-ups, and creating choreography. Dance forms that are studied range from Modern Dance, Ballet, Hip Hop, and Musical Theater.